Sophy Irwin works for NIACRO in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to reduce crime and its impact on people and communities. Here, she talks about a project called Get Real, which is supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme and managed by the Special EU Programme Body. Get Real works with the six strands of hate crime that are recognised in Northern Ireland – racism, faith and religion, homophobia, transphobia, disability, and sectarianism.
‘The Strengths-Based Organization: How to boost inclusivity, wellbeing and performance’ by Emily Hutchinson and Caroline Brown is published by Practical Inspiration Publishing. Deputy Editor Annie Brookman-Byrne asked Emily, who is also our Associate Editor for Books, about the book.
Mya Kirkwood on discovering Occupational Psychology and developing that interest through internships.
Ella Rhodes hears about oesophageal atresia.
Our editor Jon Sutton hears from Suzanne O’Sullivan about her new book, The Sleeping Beauties and Other Stories of Mystery Illness (Pan Macmillan).
Sian Carr with a reflective account of running psychology groups on inpatient units.
Lee Jones discusses Charles Bonnet Syndrome, and lockdowns, with Keith Valentine and Judith Potts.
Our editor Jon Sutton has another Covid-19 conversation with Dr Rowena Hill (Nottingham Trent University).
Ian Florance talked to Amanda Gatherer, Chief Psychologist at Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust, who also works as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with elite athletes.
Our editor Jon Sutton hears from Naomi Fisher about self-directed education and her new book.
Sahil Suleman is a consultant clinical psychologist and lead for Macmillan Cancer Psychological Support team at St George’s Hospital in London. Our editor Jon Sutton caught up with him from lockdown…
Ian Florance hears about Assistant Psychologist roles and more from Liam Myles.
We dip into the Society member database and pick out Dr Mohammadrasool Yadegarfard, counselling psychologist at Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust. With online extras.
Rebecca Huscroft, Founder & Estate Planner with iform and member of the British Psychological Society, on the psychology of planning for death…
Jess Rose on being a recovery worker working towards a future in clinical psychology.
Dr Rose Capdevila is Senior Lecturer at The Open University, and Chair of the BPS Psychology of Women & Equalities Section (POWES). For International Women’s Day, Deputy Editor Dr Annie Brookman-Byrne asks the questions.
Madeleine Pownall and Ian Florance with follow-up stories from the next generation.
Leader: Know, love and inspire your people by Katy Granville-Chapman and Emmie Bidston (Crown House Publishing) is out now. Annie Brookman-Byrne asked Katy and Emmie about the book.
David Livingstone Smith is Professor of Philosophy at the University of New England and is a campaigner for social equality, having spoken at a G20 summit about dehumanisation. David’s latest book On Inhumanity: Dehumanization and How to Resist It, published by Oxford University Press, is out now. Harriet Over, Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of York, asked David about the book.
We dip into the Society member database and pick out Kristina Xavier, Clinical Psychologist & Integrative Nutrition Health Coach at Kristina Xavier Clinical Psychology & Coaching.
Ian Florance interviews Lindsay Wilkinson, who works primarily in the area of personality disorders. Among other subjects, Lindsay discusses her transition from the NHS to private practice and her route into psychology.
Susan Cousins, Senior Advisor, Race Religion and Belief at Cardiff University, shares psychological insights following a racist online attack. Deputy Editor Annie Brookman-Byrne asks the questions.
Steve Taylor meets Michael Jawer.
Jake Maxwell Watts hears from two University of Bath psychologists, Afsana Faheem and Dr Kate Cooper, about their new podcast raising awareness around diversity in clinical psychology.
Veronica O’Keane, Professor of Psychiatry and practising Consultant Psychiatrist at Trinity College Dublin, has her first trade book out now with Allen Lane: ‘The Rag and Bone Shop: How We Make Memories and Memories Make us’. Our editor Jon Sutton fired her some questions.